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EarthShare North Carolina’s 1st Annual

Corporate Earth Day Events Sponsorship Packet Challenge

After Party

Leadership Breakfast

EarthShare NC’s 1st Annual

Earth Day Events Corporate Challenge Thursday, April 16th 1-4pm

various project sites across the Triangle

After Party

Thursday, April 16th 4:30-6:30pm Social Games and Brews, Durham

Earth Day Leadership Breakfast Wednesday, April 22nd 8-9:30am 21c Museum Hotel, Durham

Earth Day Events 2015

EarthShare NC’s

Earth Day Events 2015

WHAT EarthShare NC is launching a new project designed to unite corporate interest in the health of the community, team-building for employees, and service to benefit the nonprofits that care for our natural resources every day. ESNC Earth Day Events include three opportunities to celebrate Earth Day and support the NC conservation community: the Corporate Challenge, After Party, and Leadership Breakfast. Join us!

WHO You are a business leader

We are experts

You are an employee

We are a coalition

who values social & environmental responsibility who loves community, team-building & networking

You are a community member

who wants to keep the Triangle a special place to live

—and you want to have fun doing it!

at connecting companies with environmental causes

We help people like you

make a positive impact in our NC communities

—and we want you to have fun doing it!

WHY 1. Because your employees want -to get outside and get their hands dirty -for you to invest in networking & community engagement -and engaged employees = happy employees

2. Because Earth Day is 45 this year!

-so it’s the perfect time to get involved and start a new tradition -strong natural resources mean strong business & economy

3. Because you’re part of the community by more than geography and steward of the Earth -and actions speak louder than words

EVENTS Corporate Challenge Thursday 4/16 1-4PM

The Corporate Challenge gives employee teams a chance to work directly with local environ with a hands-on volunteer project in the Triangle and coordinate logistics to provide a valuable team-building opportunity—and a friendly competition between teams!

1 day

WIN awards for your team WIN WIN for the conservation in the Triangle

3 hours FREE party HUGE impact Potential volunteer sites include:

Where can a teenager learn to grow and cook their own food AND develop leadership, business, and speaking skills AND get paid? The youth-driven Durham Inner-City Gardener (DIG) program at SEEDS! SEEDS teaches respect for life, earth, and each other through gardening and growing food.

Your water supply is protected by groups like Triangle Land Conservancy and Eno River Association who use education, land preservation, and strategic partnerships to make sure we have clean drinking water and beautiful places to exercise and play.

Earth Day Events 2015

Moki the tiger was rescued in 2008 from a Missouri facility with a history of bad practices. Thanks Carolina Tiger Rescue, Moki and other carnivores get good nutrition and recreation in a peaceful setting—and we get peace of mind knowing that are they not a threat in our communities.

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After Party Thursday 4/16 4:30-6:30PM

at Social Games and Brews

We are throwing you a party!

Work hard, then play hard! Come as you are directly from your worksite for food, drinks, music, and fun at Social Games and Brews. Show off what your team accomplished and get to know other employees from like-minded companies. Enjoy music, activities and surprises!

~450 combined hours of service



* Volunteers get in free. Additional individual tickets for sale.

Leadership Breakfast Wednesday 4/22 8-9:30AM

at the brand new

21c Museum Hotel Be our guest and one of the first guests ever at 21c Museum Hotel, opening April 2015 in the rehabilitated, historic Hill Building in downtown Durham. Enjoy the contemporary art gallery setting, seasonal breakfast from the onsite restaurant Counting House, and a fresh experience you won’t soon forget.

DELICIOUS food. The BEST people.

What better way to celebrate the 45th Anniversary of Earth Day than with a new tradition, renewed commitment to being a steward of NC’s natural resources, and stronger relationships with local nonprofits and businesses? Celebrate the work of the Corporate Challenge, hear about the most pressing issues in our region, and be a part of the solution. *Individual tickets to the Leadership Breakfast are available.


For the MOST important cause:

our HOME


• Corporate Challenge project placement for 25+ employees • Tickets to the After Party for volunteers • VIP seating for 8 at the Earth Day Leadership Breakfast • Premier placement of logo on event signage, website, social media, Leadership Breakfast program, and other media

Land $3,500

• Corporate Challenge project placement for up to 25 employees • Tickets to the After Party for volunteers • VIP seating for 4 at the Earth Day Leadership Breakfast • Logo on event signage, website, social media, Leadership Breakfast program and other media

Water $1,500

• Corporate Challenge project placement for up to 15 employees • Tickets to the After Party for volunteers • VIP seating for 2 at the Earth Day Leadership Breakfast • Logo on event signage, website, Leadership Breakfast program and other media

Challenge $500

• Corporate Challenge project placement for up to 10 employees • Tickets to the After Party for volunteers • VIP seating for one at the Earth Day Leadership Breakfast • Company name on website and Leadership Breakfast program Deadline for all benefits of sponsorship is March 15th, 2015. Contact us at 919-687-4840 or for more info or to become a sponsor. or visit and confirm your sponsorship Individual Leadership Breakfast tickets can be purchased for $70

Additional Benefits In addition to the benefits above, • Demonstrate your commitment to the environment • Strengthen relationships with like-minded businesses and the conservation community • Increase employee pride and morale • Complete a valuable project for a deserving nonprofit • Gain information on sustainability for NC and your workplace • Partner with EarthShare NC to strengthen NC conservation nonprofits and keep NC great! EarthShare North Carolina 919-687-4840 | 331 W. Main Street Suite 505 Durham, NC 27701 Mail: PO Box 196 Durham, NC 27702

Earth Day Events Advisory Committee Jesica Averhart Director of Community Partnerships, American Tobacco Anne Claire Broughton Principal, Broughton Consulting, LLC Nanette Faith Crowley CPA, Hughes Pittman & Gupton LLP Emily Egge Executive Director, SEEDS

Pam Fulk Executive Director, Carolina Tiger Rescue Todd Huston VP Private Brands, Belk Nick Jordan Managing Director, Smashing Boxes Dayatra (Day) T. Matthews Senior VP, Legal & Compliance, Local Government Federal Credit Union

Megan Miller CPA, Hughes Pittman & Gupton LLP Neelesh Patel Operations Manager, Net Friends, Inc Sandy Sweitzer Director of Development, Triangle Land Conservancy

EarthShare NC Board of Directors Anne Claire Broughton, President Principal, Broughton Consulting, LLC Lee Bush Associate Professor of Communications, Elon University Kim Reitterer, Secretary President, Elm Engineering David Coats, Immediate Past President Attorney, Bailey & Dixon, L.L.P. Emily Egge Executive Director, SEEDS

Nanette Faith Crowley, Treasurer Certified Public Accountant, Hughes Pittman & Gupton LLP David Emmerling Executive Director, Waterkeepers Carolina Pam Fulk Executive Director, Carolina Tiger Rescue Tim Gestwicki CEO, North Carolina Wildlife Federation

Candice Harold African American Caucus of the Catawba County Democratic Party Todd Huston VP Private Brands, Belk Jeffrey T. Lawyer Attorney, Womble, Carlyle, Sandridge & Rice, PLLC Dayatra (Day) T. Matthews Senior Vice President, Legal & Compliance, Local Government Federal Credit Union

EarthShare NC Staff Heather Beard Executive Director Allison Harrison Outreach & Engagement Director

Cindy Brown Program & Administrative Associate Fan Li Earth Day Events Intern

EarthShare NC Member Nonprofits African Wildlife Foundation American Farmland Trust American Forests American Rivers Arbor Day Foundation Audubon North Carolina Beyond Pesticides Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy Carolina Raptor Center Carolina Tiger Rescue Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation Center for Health, Environment and Justice Clean Air Carolina Clean Water Fund Conservation International Conservation Trust for North Carolina Defenders of Wildlife Earth Day Network Earthjustice Eno River Association Environment America Research and Policy Center Environmental & Energy Study Institute

Environmental Defense Fund Environmental Law Institute Friends of the Earth Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail Izaak Walton League of America Land Trust Alliance LandTrust for Central North Carolina MountainTrue National Fish and Wildlife Foundation National Parks Conservation Association National Wildlife Federation Natural Resources Defense Council Neuse Riverkeeper Foundation North Carolina Big Sweep, Inc. North Carolina Coastal Federation North Carolina Coastal Land Trust North Carolina Conservation Network North Carolina League of Conservation Voters Foundation North Carolina Rail-Trails, Inc. North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association North Carolina Wildlife Federation Ocean Conservancy Oceana

Pamlico-Tar River Foundation Pesticide Action Network North America Piedmont Land Conservancy Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Rainforest Alliance Rocky Mountain Institute Scenic America SEEDS Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Southern Environmental Law Center Surfrider Foundation Tar River Land Conservancy The Conservation Fund The Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research, Education, and Conservation The Nature Conservancy The Peregrine Fund The Sierra Club Foundation The Trust for Public Land The Wilderness Society Triangle Land Conservancy Trout Unlimited, North Carolina Union of Concerned Scientists Wildlife Conservation Society World Wildlife Fund

EarthShare NC Earth Day Events 2015 Sponsor Packet  

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